The Russian Instagram application is a malware for Android
Instagram has become one of the most wanted apps for Android users in recent weeks following the announcement of the acquisition of the developer by Facebook. Taking advantage of this circumstance, cybercriminals have not wasted time and created a false version of Instagram. This malware runs users looking for the application outside of Google Play Store.
This malicious application created by Russian cybercriminals, trying to steal money from users via fake SMS sent from the infected cell, has been identified by Sophos . One way to tell if the app is downloaded Russian clone is find a picture that appears several times in the .APK file for the application.
The arrival of version (good) Android Instagram achievement 5 million downloads in a week and Facebook recently surprised the entire community of users buying the company for 1 billion dollars.